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Autism and Sleep

Posted by: Manar Matusiak — about 4 years ago (4 comments)

We receive a lot of enquiries about sleep. If you have any tips or experiences you can share please add to this discussion point. Some tips we have been given to pass on to parents so far have included - 1. Making sure the bedroom is dark,...

Autism tips from autistic individuals

Posted by: Manar Matusiak — 11 months ago (28 comments)

We would like to compile a list of autism tips provided to us by individuals on the autistic spectrum. Please add to this discussion thread. We hope to collect 200 tips for 2017. If the tip is from a child please let us know if you are providing...

Test

Posted by: guest user — 13 days ago (0 comments)

Testing

Does your brother or sister have autism? You are important too.

Posted by: Felicity Anderson — almost 5 years ago (36 comments)

  Does anyone have any stories, information, advice or any other resources relating to siblings of those with an autism spectrum condition?   If so please share it here.     Thanks!

doing a show in London in November "You Don't Look Autistic"

Posted by: guest user — about 2 months ago (1 comment)

Hello everyone,
 
 On Monday, November 27th I will be doing my stand-up comedy show "You Don't Look Autistic" at Etcetera Theatre in Camden. It's all about my journey with Autism, how stand-up comedy has been for me, university,...

Short videos on autism/Asperger's

Posted by: Felicity Anderson — almost 5 years ago (27 comments)

Does anyone have any short videos on autism and/or Asperger's? Please show them here!

Living in the past!!!

Posted by: guest user — 30 days ago (0 comments)

Hi,
 
      I was looking through my old middle school yearbooks and keep wondering what might have been if I changed things. I know neurotypical people sometimes do this, but can an atypical obsess about the past more than a...

DEBATE HELD ON AUTISM DIAGNOSIS!

Posted by: guest user — 30 days ago (0 comments)

Hi,
 
      It was asking for people to lobby thier mp for a debate to be heard.  It worked as mp Bambos Charalambos (Enfield,Southgate,labour) was granted permission for the debate to be heard. It was nice to see cross party support for a...

DEBATE HELD ON AUTISM

Posted by: guest user — about 2 months ago (0 comments)

Hi all,
 
 just wondered if anyone here was aware of the debate held in Westminster hall.
 
 It was held on Wednesday 13th 2017 at 09:30 and finished at 10:58.
 
 I contacted my local mp after seeing a NAS banner on...

DEBATE HELD ON AUTISM DIAGNOSIS

Posted by: guest user — about 2 months ago (0 comments)

Hi all,
 
 just wondered if anyone here was aware of the debate held in Westminster hall.
 
 It was held on Wednesday 13th 2017 at 09:30 and finished at 10:58.
 
 I contacted my local mp after seeing a NAS banner on...

urgent help

Posted by: guest user — 2 months ago (2 comments)


 please can anyone advise, I'm desperate and can't believe I'm publicly saying this. My son is 24 ADHD with Asperger since 5yrs, his mental health is at it's all time low, he has self harmed since the age of 7 and now I'm worried for that...

Explaining the diagnosis to the child with autism

Posted by: Felicity Anderson — over 4 years ago (5 comments)

This is an article discussion explaining the diagnosis to the child with autism. Does anyone have examples or information from their own experiences relating to this topic?   Please click here to read the article.

Autism tips for families and professionals

Posted by: Manar Matusiak — about 1 year ago (1 comment)

Here are 200 autism tips from Geoff Evans, Autism Consultant and Trainer 200 Autism Tips. Have you got your own favourite tip?

advice urgently needed!

Posted by: dawn broomfield — over 3 years ago (2 comments)

Hi, I am really worried about my brothers health and wondered if anyone could give me any advice? My brother is 20 and over the past few years became very reclusive to the point where he only leaves his room to use the toilet or get food. He...

Neurodiversity and the criminal justice system

Posted by: Manar Matusiak — over 1 year ago (1 comment)

An interview with Dr William Packard Neurodiversity and the criminal justice system

Diagnosis

Posted by: Sue Laughlin — almost 2 years ago (5 comments)

Hi, a friend of mine suggested that I register with you.  I am 53 years old and having trouble with work so he has suggested that I get a diagnosis.  I would rather go privateely as I am not confident going through my GP, although he is very...

Cough / Throat Clearing

Posted by: Amanda Stokes — almost 2 years ago (1 comment)

My 15yo son is severely autistic and has global development delay. For around two years now he has developed a habit which comes and goes whereby (at its worst) he can cough or clear his throat up to 15-20 times a minute, becoming very agitated...

Help : 13 year Son is disrupting the family so much and we need help.. urgently.

Posted by: Gavin Carr — about 2 years ago (2 comments)

Hi, we are a family of 4 (mum, dad, son and daughter) and my eldest son is 13 and has autism, he is since statemented at school for 10 hours/week but since starting at secondary school his behaviour has become almost unbearable.... he now...

Advice please!

Posted by: Gillian Giles — about 2 years ago (1 comment)

I have a 5 year old boy with autism and adhd who is obsessed with bins, at his school there are two recycling bins at the entrance but the bins are overflowing and my son is biting himself, pulling out his hair and slapping his face as he cannot...

Airports and autism

Posted by: Felicity Anderson — over 2 years ago (1 comment)

Here is a blog post discussing the need for UK airports (although international awareness would be good too) to improve their assistance for those with autism..